Definition of pyrenodeous in English:

pyrenodeous

adjective

Mycology
rare
  • Of an apothecium: resembling the stone or kernel of a fruit in form; pyrenoid.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Allport Leighton (1805–1889), botanist. From Hellenistic Greek πυρηνώδης resembling a fruit-stone + -ous; compare -eous.

Pronunciation

pyrenodeous

/ˌpʌɪrəˈnəʊdɪəs/